A steampunk Wizard Of Oz and iconic Star Wars poster art win 2010 Chesley Awards!

Check out this steampunk Wizard Of Oz painting, complete with a very otherworldly field of "poppies!" It's just one of the amazing artworks that won this year's Chesley Awards for the best fantastical illustrations. More of our favorites below.

The 25th annual Chesley Awards winners were just named at the North American Science Fiction Convention in Raleigh, NC. Check out the full list over at Tor.Com, including Tor's own Irene Gallo. Here are a few more of our favorites from among the winners.

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Steampunk Wizard of Oz by Justin Gerard.

Illustration for article titled A steampunk Wizard Of Oz and iconic Star Wars poster art win 2010 Chesley Awards!
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Silverwing by Lucas Graciano.

Illustration for article titled A steampunk Wizard Of Oz and iconic Star Wars poster art win 2010 Chesley Awards!

Darth Vader by Greg Hildebrandt, who won the lifetime achievement award.

Illustration for article titled A steampunk Wizard Of Oz and iconic Star Wars poster art win 2010 Chesley Awards!
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Cover of Asimovs, September 2009, by John Picacio.

Illustration for article titled A steampunk Wizard Of Oz and iconic Star Wars poster art win 2010 Chesley Awards!
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Battle Under The Mountain by Matthew Stewart

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Vader looks like he's put on a few pounds.

Perhaps it really was the cookies that attracted him to the dark side.